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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P020A.pdf)

Tues. Jan. 10. 30.

to fill the vacancy in the Tenth Senatorial District, and request their immediate attendance at the Senate Board.

John H. Smith, Senator Elect from the Tenth Senatorial District, being present and signifying his readiness to take and subscribe the necessary oaths, was, by Mr Manning conducted to the Governor and Council, before whom he took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of his official duties, and took his seat at the Senate Board.

On motion of Mr. Strickland, Ordered, that a message be sent to the House of Representatives, proposing a convention of the two Branches in the Representatives Hall tomorrow at eleven o'clock for the purpose of electing seven Counsellors to advice the Governor in his executive duties for the current political year, and also for the choice of Secretary of State, and request their concurrence. Which message was delivered by the Secretary.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, that that body has concurred with the Senate in the foregoing proposition.

The Senate reconsider their vote of yesterday, whereby they ordered one thousand copies of all the documents accompanying the Governor's Message, and Order that 1000 copies of said documents be printed, with the exception of the Adjutant Generals Report, in concurrence with the House.

Description: The journal of the Senate documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.

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Language: English

Date: 1837

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